The Daily Populous

Monday December 19th, 2022 evening edition

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Moldovan authorities said that the channels' licenses were revoked in order to prevent "disinformation" about Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Moldova has suspended the broadcast licenses of six television channels over "disinformation," authorities said.

The decision to revoke the licenses was announced by Moldova's Commision for Exceptional Situations, which was established following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

It said that the suspension aims to "prevent the risk of disinformation or attempts to manipulate public opinion.".

The channels whose licenses were revoked were Primul, RTR Moldova, Accent TV, NTV Moldova, TV6 and Orhei TV.

Four of the six suspended channels regularly re-transmit programs from Russian channels that were banned by the European Council over "continuous and concerted disinformation and war propaganda actions.".

In Russia, journalists reporting on the conflict in Ukraine must call the Russia's war against Ukraine a "special military operation.". »

10 states have now banned the sale of cosmetics tested on animals

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New York became the tenth state to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals after Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a measure into law Thursday evening.

The law, known as the New York Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, prohibits the sale and manufacturing of cosmetics that have been tested on animals.

The Humane Cosmetics Act – which was introduced in the House in December 2021 – would ban the sale and manufacturing of animal tested cosmetics throughout the US. »

85-year-old convicted of disorderly conduct after feeding feral cats

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Roberts received a warning from county officials to stop feeding cats in downtown Wetumpka by the courthouse dumpster in March.

They said that county officials had told her to stop feeding cats by the courthouse dumpsters and that she was trespassing, Shashy said.

The disorderly conduct charge came about when Roberts grew angry at being told she couldn’t give her car keys to Alston. »

Musk blamed a Twitter account for an alleged stalker. Police see no link.

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Police have said little about the incident but say they’ve yet to find a link between the confrontation and the jet-tracking account.

He also provided The Post with videos he shot of Musk’s security guard that matched the one Musk had posted to Twitter.

Two former employees in contact with Twitter staff told The Post that the suspensions were at one time marked “direction of Elon.”. »

Barbados has officially decriminalized gay sex

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The Barbados High Court has decriminalized gay sex in a landmark ruling for LGBTQ+ rights.

The court struck down two colonial-era laws, one of which said men found guilty of having consensual gay sex could get life in prison.

Barbados is the third Caribbean country to decriminalize gay sex this year. »